Every single person has at least one secret that would break your heart. If we could just remember this, I think there would be a lot more compassion and tolerance in the world.
— Frank Warren (via be-strong-in-love)
There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.
— Dalai Lama XIV (via purplebuddhaproject)
If you understand this life to be like a
dream, you will understand that everything
within it— happiness, wealth, and pleasure,
pain, and suffering—is impermanent and will not
last. You will thus not be so overwhelmed by
different circumstances. You will stay focused
and not be carried away by indulgence in
pleasure, and you will not be much affected by
— Garchen Rinpoche (via dhammatalks)
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
— Buddha (via purplebuddhaproject)
It’s beautiful to be alone. To be alone does not mean to be lonely. It means the mind is not influenced and contaminated by society.
— Jiddu Krishnamurti (via allumium)